In this sermon, Pastor Geoff continues the verse by verse exposition through Romans 8. Here in this text, the Apostle Paul shows how God works all things together (v.28) for believers (v.28b) so as to conform them more into Christ's likeness (v.29a) and so that Christ Jesus may be the Firstborn among many brothers (v.29b).
Listen to this sermon & exult in Jesus Christ!
"Creating & Cultivating a Church of Love — Hospitality"
In this Christmas Eve message, Pastor Geoff proclaims this one verse and shows four glorious -- and essential -- realities about Jesus.
1. Jesus' humanity
2. Jesus' identity
3. Jesus' deity
4. Jesus' exclusivity
Listen to & examine your own heart to see if you have come to this King! Have you come to "Kiss the Son?"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff shows some of the NT Scriptures that speak of the God-given and grace-given responsibilities that all believers have toward one another.
The goal of local church ministry is for all believers to serve Christ by serving one another and employing the gifts God has given them for the furtherance of the gospel & for the edification of the Church.
"God Works All Things for Good! 5 Unshakeable Convictions!"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff continues the exposition through Romans 8 and shows how God actively works all things together for good (the doctrine of Providence) for those who: (1) love God (2) who are the elect of God.
Listen to this sermon to glean the 5 unshakeable convictions to guide you through the zig zags of life.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff continues the verse by verse exposition of Romans 8 and shows how the Holy Spirit intercedes for believers with silent groans as believers persevere through life awaiting future glory.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff continues the exposition through Romans 8 and shows how the believer's salvation is eternally secure. Paul begins by making a bold claim that all suffering now cannot be compared with the glory to come.
All creation groans in longing for glory.
All believers groan in longing for glory.
Listen to this exposition & apply it to your life.
"The Pillars of CFBC to Support the Truth of the Word"
In this teaching, Geoff examines the 5 pillars of CFBC and individually goes through them to review & remind all of us what CFBC must be about to have a healthy, God-centered, Word-saturated, Christ-exalting church.
THE FIVE PILLARS
1. An all-encompassing passion for the glory of God.
2. The expository preaching of the Word of God.
3. The zealous pursuit of consistent holiness of life.
4. The continuous evangelizing of the local community.
5. The global vision to proclaim the gospel to the nations.
"Corrupt Officials & Leaders Will Receive God's Judgment"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff shows how David prays for the utter destruction of the evil rulers & officials of the day. Their evil is sourced in the heart and their defilement has existed since the womb.
Indeed, God will judge the wicked but God also promises to reward the righteous.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff continues the exposition of Romans 8 and shows how it is the Holy Spirit — and His sovereign work alone — that testifies and confidently persuades the believer that he is a child of God.
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff provides four ways that the believer can grow in assurance.
"Persevere in Prayer Under Pressure: Cast Your Burdens on the LORD!"
Pastor Geoff preaches Ps 55 and shows how to cope with the most severe heartache in life — enemies rising up against you and the betrayal of an intimate, close friend. What do you do? How do you cope? How does anxiety turn to assurance? How does worry become worship?
Psalm 55 provides the answer (along with 1 Peter 5:6-7).